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Mozambican Peri Peri Sauce

You will love this famous sauce from Mozambique

Course Sauce
Cuisine Mozambique
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 1/2 cups
Calories 342 kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 small red pepper
  • 10 African birds eye chili's or whatever type of chilies you like
  • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 4 basil leaves optional
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Oregano Optional
  • Juice of 1 lemon or two limes
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste as needed
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper ground
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar white Optional


  1. In a food processor of blender put all of the ingredients in blend until almost smooth.
  2. Adjust seasonings to taste and refrigerate until ready to use.
Nutrition Facts
Mozambican Peri Peri Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 2349mg102%
Potassium 800mg23%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 6430IU129%
Vitamin C 228.3mg277%
Calcium 143mg14%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.